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Membership & Benefits

Member - Annual Individual

This is the primary membership category for individuals. The is no current fee for joining the Global Sourcing Council, but we ask that you consider making a donation to support the goals of the GSC: promoting sustainable and socially responsible global sourcing. Benefits of membership include:

 

  • receiving the monthly newsletter with contributed articles by thought leaders in global sourcing
  • notification of all GSC meetings around the world
  • participation in GSC webinars, generally held once/month  and focused on sustainable and socially responsible sourcing
  • invitations to GSC certification programs

Global Platinum Sponsor

This level of membership is for individuals or organizations who wish to support the GSC and its goals at the level of $50,000. Sponsors will have benefits that include individual memberships, logo display on the GSC web pages, logo display on event materials, complimentary and/or reduced fee participation in GSC events.

Global Gold Sponsor

This level of membership is for individuals or organizations who wish to support the GSC and its goals at the level of $40,000. Sponsors will have benefits that include individual memberships, logo display on the GSC web pages, logo display on event materials, complimentary and/or reduced fee participation in GSC events.

Global Silver Sponsor

This level of membership is for individuals or organizations who wish to support the GSC and its goals at the level of $30,000. Sponsors will have benefits that include individual memberships, logo display on the GSC web pages, logo display on event materials, complimentary and/or reduced fee participation in GSC events.

Global Bronze Sponsor

This level of membership is for individuals or organizations who wish to support the GSC and its goals at the level of $15,000. Sponsors will have benefits that include individual memberships, logo display on the GSC web pages, logo display on event materials, complimentary and/or reduced fee participation in GSC events.

Full Organizational

This is the primary organizational membership level at $9,000 for one year with the following benefits:

  • One year active membership for up to 5 individual membership slots
  • Complimentary attendance for 3 at the annual GSC meeting
  • Discounted fee attendance at all quarterly meetings
  • Complimentary attendance at networking events
  • Organization logo with link on the GSC web site
  • Organization logo on annual meeting publications

Associate Organizational

This is an organizational level with fewer benefits than the "full organizational membership," at $5,000 for one year with the following benefits:

  • One year active membership for up to 3 individual membership slots
  • Complimentary attendance for 2 at the annual GSC meeting
  • Discounted fee attendance at all quarterly meetings
  • Complimentary attendance at networking events
  • Organization logo with link on the GSC web site
  • Organization logo on annual meeting publications

Global Entrepreneur

This level of membership is for individuals or organizations who wish to support the GSC and its goals at the level of $5,000. Sponsors will have benefits that include individual memberships, logo display on the GSC web pages, logo display on event materials, complimentary and/or reduced fee participation in GSC events.

Entrepreneurial - Large

This is the organizational membership for organizations with 21-100 employees at $2500 for one year with the following benefits:

  • One year active membership for up to 2 individual membership slots
  • Complimentary attendance for 2 at the annual GSC meeting
  •  Discounted fee attendance at all quarterly meetings
  • Complimentary attendance at networking events
  • Organization logo with link on the GSC web site
  • Organization logo on annual publications

Entrepreneurial - Small

This is the organizational membership for organizations with 20 or fewer employees at $900 for one year with the following benefits:

  • One year active membership for one individual membership slot

  • Complimentary attendance for one at the annual GSC meeting
  •  Discounted fee attendance at all quarterly meetings
  • Complimentary attendance at networking events
  • Organization logo with link on the GSC web site
  • Organization logo on annual publications

Reception Sponsor

This level of sponsorship is for individuals or organizations who wish to support the GSC by contributing to the costs of a reception at a GSC event, in the amount of $5,000. Sponsors will have benefits that include logo display on the GSC event pages, logo display on event materials, complimentary participation in the GSC event.

Give Away Sponsor

This level of sponsorship is for organizations or individuals who wish to sponsor the GSC by providing a contribution toward the participant gift at a GSC event in the amount of $1500. Sponsors will have benefits that include logo display on the GSC event pages, logo display on event materials, complimentary participation in the GSC event.

GSC Leadership Award Sponsor

In keeping with our focus on sustainability, the GSC Leadership Award is designed from sustainable or recycled material only. Each award is unique and some are designed by artists who work in these materials. The sponsor of a GSC Leadership Award supports the goals of the GSC and the focus on sustainable resources. The sponsor name and logo will be part of the award and will be displayed on the GSC web pages.

Underwriting Sponsor - Membership

This level of sponsorship is for organizations or individuals who wish to sponsor the membership of an individual who cannot afford the fee. The membership fee is $200, therefore this sponsorship will be contributed in multiples of $200, for example, $200 for one individual, $400 for two individuals, etc. Sponsors will have benefits that include logo display on the GSC web pages and logo display on event materials.

Underwriting Sponsor - Student Patron

This level of sponsorship is for organizations or individuals who wish to sponsor the membership of a student. The membership fee is $200, therefore this sponsorship will be contributed in multiples of $200, for example, $200 for one student, $400 for two students, etc. Sponsors will have benefits that include logo display on the GSC web pages and logo display on event materials.

Underwriting Sponsor - Emerging Market Patron

This level of sponsorship is for organizations or individuals who wish to sponsor the membership of an individual from an emerging market country for whom the membership fee is high. The membership fee is $200, therefore this sponsorship will be contributed in multiples of $200, for example, $200 for one individual, $400 for two individuals, etc. Sponsors will have benefits that include logo display on the GSC web pages and logo display on event materials.

Underwriting Sponsor - General

This level of sponsorship is for organizations or individuals who wish to support the activities of the GSC, such as research, awareness campaigns, specific GSC events, etc.. Contributions will be used to carry out projects pertinent to the area of socially responsible global sourcing. Sponsors will have benefits that include logo display on the GSC web pages and logo display on any published research material. Additional benefits wil be tailored to the specific activity.

Government

This is the membership category for governmental organizations, e.g. trade representatives, national, state or local governmental entities, etc.. This is NOT a membership category for individuals. There is no fee and here are the benefits:

  • One year active membership for 1 individual membership slot
  • Complimentary attendance for 1 at the annual GSC meeting
  • Discounted fee attendance at all quarterly meetings
  • Complimentary attendance at networking events
  • Organization logo with link on the GSC web site
  • Organization logo on annual publications

Other

If you cannot find a membership category that works for you, please contact Christine Bullen: christine.bullen@gscouncil.org for further discussion.